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Football banning orders and arrests: Coventry City's latest figures

Coventry City fans are being issued with more banning orders than ever before.

New Home Office figures published today reveal Sky Blues fans were slapped with nine such bans in 2018/19.

That is the highest number of new bans the club has seen since records began in ...

yesterday 18:02 open_in_new
Man jailed for attempted rape in Rugby

A young man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempted rape.

Ionut Emilian Musca initially denied committing the offence in Rugby on Sunday, July 2, but changed his plea to guilty.

The 20-year-old, of Rowland Street, Rugby, appeared at Warwick Crown Court today ...

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Man charged with murder after Solihull hit and run

A man has been charged with murder as police investigate a fatal hit-and-run in Solihull.

Steven Day was struck by a Volkswagen Golf in Warwick Road, Olton, on July 16 last year. The 46-year-old was confirmed dead at the scene.

A 39-year-old old man was arrested on suspicion of ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Hundreds descend on the city to celebrate Ganesh Festival

A community group in Coventry brought together hundreds of people to celebrate the Ganesh Festival, which took place on September 14.

Sahyadri Friends Group brought together the Indian diaspora together to celebrate this worldwide event at the Coventry Muslim Resource Centre, and it was a ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Revealed: The songs which will make you drive fast and dangerously

Researchers have discovered which songs make people drive faster - and more dangerously - and which are the best tracks to have on in your car if you want to stay safe.

Unsurprisingly some modern and classic rock songs feature in the worst music to choose, but there's also some rock ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Coventry City man hit in the pocket despite starring role

Tuesday night’s last gasp victory over AFC Wimbledon saw Coventry City equal a club record that dates back 46 years to 1973.

Then Gordon Milne’s First Division team had an excellent start with five straight home victories over Tottenham, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City and ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Teen, 17, charged with the murder of Jaydon James

A teenager has been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Jaydon James.

Jaydon Washington James, was stabbed to death in Wood End while out with his friends just before midnight on Saturday November 24. He died in hospital later that night.

Two of his friends were also taken to ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Dad speaks of devastation after family home suddenly collapsed

A dad has spoken out on the devastation caused to his family after their home collapsed.

The family were made homeless overnight after the extension on their end-of-terrace house in Claremont Road, Rugby, fell down.

Following the collapse, which saw whole of a side wall and part of ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Police pursuit ends in crash that closed A444

A driver of a car involved in a police chase was left with serious injuries following a collision with a lorry.

The man needed trauma care at the scene of the smash on the A444, underneath the M6 roundabout.

He was driving a white Audi car, which is believed to have been stolen, when ...

2019-09-16 14:17 open_in_new
The breakfast menus with a jaw-dropping amount of sugar revealed

Morning meals such as waffles, pancakes and crepes sold in restaurants and supermarkets still contain excessive amounts of sugar despite their inclusion in the Government's strategy to cut childhood obesity.

Health campaign group Action on Sugar (AoS) is calling on restaurants, cafes ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
James Haskell fiery incident revealed by Wasps' Lima Sopoaga

Wasps fly-half Lima Sopoaga has revealed he was grounded by a two-punch combination by former England international star James Haskell.

The ex All Blacks international back shared the tale during the debut episode of the 'Third Phase' podcast when he reflected upon the ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
Coventry to get part of £95million boost to revive historic high street

Coventry is one of a number of towns and cities that is going to get part of a £95million pot to help revive historic high streets.

The city has been awarded £2 million for a project in The Burges, one of the few remaining areas in the city to survive the bombing in the Second World War ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
These are the easiest places in Britain to buy a first home

The easiest places to buy a first home in the UK have been revealed, and it shows a mixed set of results for the region.

New figures analysed by Post Office Money took a look at 80 towns and cities across the land, comparing their sale price, and the earnings of first time buyers ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
Burton Albion v Coventry City LIVE: Updates from the Pirelli Stadium

Coventry City take on Burton Albion today looking for their first League One win on the road.

The Sky Blues travel to the Pirelli Stadium in fine form, so far unbeaten in the division where they are currently sitting pretty in second place, level on points with top of the league Wycombe ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
The world's best water ride revealed - and it is right here in the UK

Destinations like Orlando, Dubai and Las Vegas are renowned for their white-knuckle rides, but it turns out that thrill-seeking Brits after an adrenaline-inducing water ride won't need to go too far.

The world's best water ride has been unveiled at this year's Golden Ticket ...

2019-09-14 13:59 open_in_new
Health expert warns why you should never have a banana for breakfast

For some people, getting up and leaving the house every morning can be a bit of a rush.

Not everyone always has time to sit down and enjoy a proper breakfast, with many opting to grab a piece of fruit as they dash out of the house.

Bananas are a popular option for when time ...

2019-09-11 00:56 open_in_new
Sleeping next to your dog has amazing health benefits and helps you sleep better

It's the news dog-lovers everywhere will rejoice at.

If you ever feel bad about letting your dog sleep in bed with you, then you can relax.

A recent study was carried out by the Mayo Clinic to discover whether or not the presence of a dog disturbs people when they're fast ...

2019-09-11 00:56 open_in_new
Watch as bride stages fake wedding so she can propose to the best man

A lovestruck bride staged a fake wedding so she could propose to the best man.

Mechanic Paul Schoproni, 40, had been asking his partner Aleasha Pilawa to marry him for years but she’d never given him an answer.

So to make up for it the 36-year-old businesswoman Aleasha, from ...

2019-09-11 00:56 open_in_new
Man suffers suspected life changing injuries in A46 smash

A man has suffered injuries which are suspected to be life changing in a three-car collision on the A46 this morning.

The emergency services were called to the A46 in Snitterfield, South Warwickshire, at 6.29am to reports that one of the cars had crashed into a tree.

Crews from ...

2019-09-09 13:14 open_in_new
What's next for the former Newbold Comyn golf course?

Closed at the end of 2017, the former Newbold Comyn golf course in Leamington Spa has stood unused for almost two years.

Many discussions have taken place following the closure about what should happen to the area.

There have been a variety of suggestions and a survey has taken place ...

2019-09-09 13:14 open_in_new
Revealed: This is how long Coventry City will be without captain Liam Kelly

Mark Robins has revealed that Coventry City captain Liam Kelly’s injury is not as bad as first feared.

The Sky Blues boss says the skipper’s initial diagnosis was that he might require surgery that could keep him out for up to three months like team-mate Josh Pask.

But after a ...

2019-09-08 13:05 open_in_new